The Nagas

Hill Peoples of Northeast India

Project Introduction The Naga Database

manuscript notes made by W.G. Archer between 1946 & 1948, and miscellaneous papers and letters

caption: Sangtams and christianity
medium: notes
ethnicgroup: SangtamSemaAo
person: Archer/ W.G.
date: 1946-1948
refnum: 5:23
text: Sangtams and Christianity.
text: Reasons.
text: 1. The economic calamity of an apotia death.
text: 2. The excessive multiplicity of gennas V. Christianity a greatly simplified religion.
text: (Semas - Christianity has given them a theory and destroyed a practice - far less 'christian' in ethics and practice than they were before.)
text: Sangtams should now meet and decide which gennas to observe and which to discard.
text: (The sickly angelic smiles of converted Aos).